The Effing Foundation was created by Dr. Kit Stubbs and currently operates with the support of a wonderful Board of Directors and Advisory Council.

Kit Stubbs, Ph.D.Dr. Kit Stubbs (Founder & Executive Director) is a non-binary/queer/femme maker and entrepreneur who's more interested in people than in technology. Kit earned their PhD in robotics from Carnegie Mellon University in 2008. Their light-up dildo prototype "The Hammer" was named the #1 Geekiest Sex Toy by Kit has presented at a number of conferences and events including Arisia, Arse Elektronika, Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE), and Harvard Sex Week. They blog about technological empowerment for sexuality & pleasure at The Toymaker Project and co-organize teasecraft, a meetup group for sex/kink-positive crafters.